Minister of Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko took part at the 3rd meeting of the Coordination Committee of the Ukrainian-Danish Energy Partnership Programme. The meeting was attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Denmark to Ukraine, Co-Chair of the Coordination Committee Ole Egberg Mikkelsen.
At the meeting the results of previous stage of realising the Ukrainian-Danish Energy Parnership Programme were declared and the working programme for the next 12 months , till the end of August 2024 was agreed.
The Head of Ministry of Energy emphasised the efficiency of cooperation at the Ukrainian-Danish Energy Partnership Programme level and have thanked Denmark for the support of energy sector of Ukraine both in the form of material and financial assistance.
«Denmark was the first donor of the Fund of energy industry support, it became an example for the other countries. We are thankful for that support and also for the other cooperation projects which are implemented within the frameworks of our partnerships», - Herman Galushchenko said.
The minister stressed that Ukraine is interested in learning and using Danish experience and technologies to accelerate the green transition, in particular the development of wind, solar and hydro generation potential. In addition, an important area of cooperation is the development of energy efficiency and accelerating the integration of the Ukrainian energy market with the European one.
Also during the meeting participants have discussed projects of decentralization of electricity generation which will have great importance at the time of the next heating season. It is expected that this next season will be held again under targeted hostile attacks on energy infrastructure.
Separately, German Galushchenko thanked to Denmark for the cooperation in recovery of critical infrastructure of frontline Mykolaivshchyna, in particular, to insure heat supply.
The Ambassador expressed Denmark's readiness to continue supporting Ukraine's energy sector in the process of recovery and modernisation and achieving the goals of the green transition.